Amitabh Bachchan: Whenever the history of Indian Cinema will be written, it shall always be ‘before Dilip Kumar and after Dilip Kumar’

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. His funeral will be held today evening at Juhu Qabrastan in Mumbai. He also tweeted, “My duas for peace of his soul and the strength to the family to bear this loss .. (Photo: Varinder Chawla) Karan Johar paid his last respects to Dilip Kumar. The Indian…


Dilip Kumar funeral: Actor buried with full state honours

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar’s funeral is taking place with full state honours in Mumbai on Wednesday. Dilip Kumar’s burial will be held at Juhu Qabrastan in Santacruz. Dilip Kumar was one of the key pillars in making Hindi cinema flourish and taking it all over the world. Also Read |The one and only Dilip Kumar:…


Dilip Kumar’s Qila director remembers how actor would refuse to share favourite fruit: ‘A child-like quality about him’

So, I knew I wanted to work with Dilip sahab, and since he had committed to my father’s film, he was ready to fulfill this commitment too,” he said. He would simply get into the car with me, and we would carry out different sessions for the film together, that way we developed a rapport.”…


Tollywood buzz: Chiranjeevi resumes Acharya shoot, RAPO19 to begin on July 12 and more

Directed by N Lingusamy, the movie also stars Krithi Shetty of Uppena fame in the lead role. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Tags: Chiranjeevi Ram Pothineni gears up for RAPO19 Ram Pothineni, who was last seen in RED, is set to commence the shooting of his upcoming film tentatively titled RAPO19 from July…


Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Anil Kapoor and others mourn death of ‘real hero’ Dilip Kumar

You remain in our minds and hearts forever,” he said in a brief statement. #DilipKumar Sir has taken an entire era of Indian cinema away with him. Dilip Kumarji was the doyen of Indian Cinema and will forever be remembered. Dilip Sahab was very close to my father and I had the tremendous honour of…


15 lesser-known facts about Dilip Kumar: The man who was Ram Aur Shyam, Devdas and Salim

He changed his name to Dilip Kumar on the advice of Hindi film legend, Devika Rani, who had hired him for Bombay Talkies, which is another story (and another point). He credits Ashok Kumar with giving him the advice which became his guideline for acting: “Acting is all about not acting.” Bossing the Filmfare Awards…


Loki Episode 5 recap: Loki has a new nemesis, as a loyal friend returns

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. However, in this new episode, apart from revealing his true feelings to Sylvie, he also learns to enchant! The other Lokis are just as boastful, just as big a backstabbing liar that he is. Will Sylvie and Loki finally rise up to the occasion and fulfill their…


Adnan Sami remembers Dilip Kumar: ‘He had an elephant’s memory’

Also read |Dilip Kumar draped in tricolour for state funeral “He was Dilip Kumar, the superstar and the greatest actor of all time but I used to call him Yusuf lala. He was aware that he is Dilip Kumar but he would make everyone around him comfortable and calm them down. (Photo: AdnanSamiLive/Twitter) Dilip Kumar’s…


Dilip Kumar rejected Amitabh Bachchan’s Zanjeer and Guru Dutt’s Pyaasa, regretted later

In a video, Salim Khan, who had co-written the film with Javed Akhtar, opened up on taking the script to stalwarts like Dilip Kumar, Dev Anand and Raaj Kumar. But were there films that you rejected but later, regretted refusing them?’ He said, ‘Yes, there are three such films.’ Now, I knew that he is…


Abhishek Chaubey on adapting Ray: Impossible to set Hungama Hai Kyun Barpa in mobile era

The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards. Chaubey took the exact dimensions of a train coach and recreated it in the verandah of his office in Mumbai for the two actors to rehearse. If it were…


When Shah Rukh Khan rolled out the red carpet for Dilip Kumar, watch video

Celebrities from across film industries have been mourning the passing of the legendary artiste. And this also includes Shah Rukh Khan, who was captured consoling the actor’s wife Saira Banu at their residence. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian…


How Yusuf Khan became Dilip Kumar

And so Dilip Kumar it was. Mukherjee Sahab about the suggestion that had come from Devika Rani. Kumar said he was touched by what Mukherjee said and it was a validation that cleared his thoughts then and there. The rest as they say is history. By: PTI | New Delhi | July 7, 2021 5:20:47…


Shahid Kapoor-Mira Kapoor celebrate sixth wedding anniversary: ‘Love you more than words suffice’

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Shahid Kapoor (@shahidkapoor)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Shahid Kapoor (@shahidkapoor)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Mira Rajput Kapoor (@mira.kapoor) Don't Miss These StoriesThe one and only Dilip Kumar: The actor who…


Farah Khan to be ‘Laughing Buddha’ on Zee Comedy Factory: ‘I have the best job’

Pathak. We truly have some great comic talent on the show, and I am looking forward to having a blast laughing my heart out and see these visual challenges unfold,” Farah shared in a statement. Farah Khan has fronted numerous shows, such as Farah Ki Daawat, Lip Sing Battle, Tere Mere Beach Mein and even…


Dilip Kumar was the ‘Kohinoor’, titan of Indian film industry, writes Sharmila Tagore

I was in touch with Saira (Dilip Kumar’s wife Saira Banu) when he was in and out of the hospital recently. He could hypnotise anyone with that voice. Gulzar sahab used to say it was a pleasure to talk to him in Punjabi. When I came to the industry, there were three major stars —…